The General Assembly is a time in which all 193 member states meet to address prominent global issues. This year’s Assembly is unique in that it also features five summits.
At the United Nations in New York on August 9, the UN will observe International Day of World’s Indigenous Peoples with a four-fold program.
The issue of human trafficking has been front and center at the UN recently, with commemoration of the World Day against Trafficking in Persons on Tuesday, July 30
This week and next, indigenous peoples are gathered at the UN to discuss traditional knowledge during the 18th Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.